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Schedule of May 31 - June 1 Events at NYPA’s B-G Visitors Center to Mark 1778 Battle of Cobleskill

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Steve Ramsey
(607) 588-6380
steve.ramsey@nypa.gov

May 20, 2003

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Saturday, May 31

9 a.m.-1 p.m.: Revolutionary War tactical exercise depicting the method of employing combat forces in that era.

10 a.m-4 p.m.: 18th century children’s toys, games and activities on display.

11 a.m.: Rituals and customs of a late 18th century ladies tea gathering spotlighted, showing that tea time in the colonies did not end with the Boston Tea Party.

1 p.m.: A demonstration of the limited surgical practices then used for war casualties

2 p.m.: A local citizens meeting, providing a look at the political discussions of that era.

4 p.m.: Reenactment of Battle of Cobleskill.

Sunday, June 1

9 a.m.-1 p.m.: Revolutionary War tactical exercise.

9:30 a.m.: 18th century Ecumenical worship service.

11 a.m.: 18th century Ladies tea gathering.

1 p.m.: Demonstration of 18th century surgical practices

2 p.m.: American Revolutionary War political meeting

4 p.m.: Battle reenactment